Articles tagged "snapchat"

Snapchat launches water-resistant Spectacles V2 with photo capture

Snapchat has just introduced version 2 of its Spectacles camera glasses, and they come with a bunch of new features, including: photo capture, water resistance that can handle shallow water snaps, a sleeker design, better battery, and more.

Snapchat launches more realistic AR face masks for iPhone X users

The latest update to the Snapchat app uses the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera to create more realistic augmented reality face masks—improving one of the app's most popular features.

Snapchat's first TV commercial calls the app 'a new kind of camera'

Photo messaging app Snapchat has produced its first TV commercial, which hopes to educate older folk about what Snapchat is. And what it is, apparently, is "a new kind of camera."

Report: Snapchat has hundreds of thousands of unsold Spectacles sitting in storage

After a successful first round of sales, Snapchat ordered hundreds of thousands more of its Spectacles camera glasses... then demand tanked.

Snapchat 'sky filters' use augmented reality to replace the sky with stars, sunsets and more

Snapchat is using its augmented reality tech to replace the sky in your photos. The so-called 'sky filters' can swap out a boring sky for a colorful sunset, rainbows, a starry night, and more.

Instagram and Snapchat expected to hit $10B and $3B in revenue by 2019

Citi Research predicts that Snapchat and Instagram are going to bring in huge revenues by 2019. They believe Instagram will hit the $10 billion mark, with smaller Snapchat earning a not-insignificant $3 billion.

Snapchat's camera-toting Spectacles are now available on Amazon

Snapchat's camera-equipped 'Spectacles' aren't so difficult to get anymore. You can now pick up a pair through Amazon for $130.

Twitter now allows for direct photo messaging

Twitter gives its app an overhaul.

Who needs fetch when you can teach your felines to take self portraits? 

Facebook releasing Snapchat competitor

New Facebook app will send self-destructing photo messages.